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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Holds Virtual Conference With Eight Governors

The Vice President of the Federation Yemi Osinbajo has just held a virtual meeting with 8 governors from the geopolitical zones on how to harmonize federal and state governments’ response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, through the Office of the Vice President, revealed this in a tweet on Thursday 22nd April in Abuja. He added that the video conference was held on Wednesday with 8 governors from the geopolitical zones in Nigeria and this conference was centered on how to coordinate plans of states with that of the Federal government to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.

The Secretary General of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and the Finance and Health Minister were also in attendance. The vice president is the head of the Economic Sustainability Committee that has been set up by the President to address all economic problems during the fight against the pandemic.

The Vice President had earlier on April 21st met with the representatives of IMF and World Bank.

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